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Lake Nighthorse Project

Lake Nighthorse was constructed by the Bureau of Reclamation as part of the Animas La Plata (ALP) Project. The lake is full and the surface area is approximately 1,500 acres at maximum elevation and the reservoir area includes a total of approximately 5,500 acres.  The reservoir site is two miles from downtown Durango and is poised to provide a significant recreational amenity to the area. For more information regarding the project please click here.

Utility Refund, Food Tax Rebate, & Low Income Transit Pass
Applications are now being accepted for these programs.  Please click one of the following links for the application and instructions.  2013 Utility Refund  2013 Food Tax Rebate  2014 Low Income Transit Passes

Adopted Budget
2014 Adopted Budget  The document is large and may take a few minutes to download.

Land Use & Development Code Revision
Currently, the city is revising the comprehensive code and all applicable development regulations. Check the City Council schedule of meetings to find out the dates and topics of upcoming meetings, or you can make comments by clicking here.  Select "Code Drafts", then "View" and the Code sections will be listed on the left hand side.

US 160/US 550 Durango Continuous Flow Intersection
The City of Durango has been working closely with CDOT to ensure that the proposed reconfiguration of the intersection of Highways 550 and 160 by the Doubletree meets all the needs of the various users in the safest possible way. CDOT is requesting feedback on all aspects of the planned Continuous Flow Intersection (CFI) project, which will also affect Camino Del Rio up to 8th Avenue, and 160 West to Roosa Ave.
    • For information on the CFI including a video on how it will work, please click here.
    • To see a recent summary of the Bicycle oriented intersection improvements please see the Durango Wheel Club Summary by clicking here.
    • To make comments or request additional information on the CFI project, email Tommy Humphrey with CDOT or call 970-385-3637 or email Amber Blake with the City of Durango or call 970-375-4949
    • Trails 2000 is your local trails organization that plans,  builds and maintains the trails; educates trail users and encourages connectivity on road, path and trail. For more information, visit: www.trails2000.org

    Looking for info on the City's Organically Managed Lands?  Click here.

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